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April 2005 Directors' Meeting

Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 12:00 to 21:00
8:30 – 9:00AM The SRC NSEC and MRSEC Survey, Ralph Cavin, VP for Research SRC (Time Slot for NSF Business – MRSEC Program news)
9:00 – 9:40AM Updates: Executive Committee report, MRSEC celebration – I. Herman NAS Review of Small-to Mid Facilities – Frank DiSalvo Workshop on Facilities best practices – Helene Schember MRSEC website news
9:40-10:40AM Trust and the Future of Research, Caroline Whitbeck, Case Western (35min + 25 min discussion)
10:40-10:55AM Break (at end of this break – or later – vote for the new Chair Elect of the Executive Committee)
10:55-11:55AM Teaching Ethics (bibliography), Jeff Kovac, U. of Tenn. (35min +25min discussion)
11:55-1:00PM Lunch; Working Groups meet Education – conference room 201 Facilities – conference room 192 Communications – conference room 215 Industrial – conference room 317
1:00-1:50PM Student/Faculty Discussions about Research Ethics, Caroline Whitbeck, Case Western (30min + 20min discussion)
1:50-2:50PM Ethics in Emerging Technologies, George Khushf, U. of South Carolina (35min + 25min discussion)
2:50-3:05PM Break
3:05-3:30PM Discussion: The Role of MRSECs in Research Ethics and Teaching Ethics
3:30-4:00PM Feedback from the working groups (Education, Facilities, Communications, Industrial)
4:00PM Adjourn